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Bryce Lane has three Emmys to prove his garden is a star. His garden is featured on the weekly show, In the Garden with Bryce Lane, on UNC-TV public broadcasting for North Carolina. As a former professor in the NC State University Department of Horticultural Science, Lane as a way with making complex concepts seems easy. Now he is sharing his knowledge teaching short term classes at the JC Raulston Arboretum.
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Biltmore Estates in Asheville, North Carolina has a long history of stunning landscaping and gardens. Garden designer Clare Whittington discusses their procedure for planning out the gardens that surround the massive 8,000 acre estate, and how home gardeners can use the same tools.
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36204
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Environmental disasters and habitat destruction have encouraged some homeowners to open up their yards to house affected wildlife, especially pollinators, through organic landscaping and wildlife- friendly food sources. Growth factors include region and hardiness. For food, the author recommends trees such as the Mulberry and Dogwood and shrubs such as Holly. Examples of plants fit for consumption include honeysuckle and milkweed.
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With viral outbreaks such as Zika, encephalitis, and west Nile, controlling mosquito populations is a must. To keep mosquito populations in check, the author recommended mosquito plant, lemon grass, catnip, rosemary, and yarrow. Additional incentives these plants provide are attracting beneficial insects and birds, and offering flavors to certain recipes.
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In addition to being nourishing, gardens can beautify the landscape and provide complementary luminescence for moonlight. Whether for party or laser lights, the author recommended LED bulbs. Means of operating this light show included solar power timers and app controlled systems.
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